ST JOHN'S PRIORY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1217172

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: ST JOHN'S PRIORY, POLING STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ST JOHN'S PRIORY, POLING STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: West Sussex

District: Arun (District Authority)

Parish: Poling

National Grid Reference: TQ 04664 05690

Details

TQ 00 NW POLING POLING STREET 9/181 12.10.54 St John's Priory (formerly listed as Fairplace Farmhouse incorporating remains of St John's Priory)

I

At one time called Fairplace Farmhouse. A Preceptory or Commandery of the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem was founded here in C12. In 1541 it was suppressed and the buildings granted to Arundel College, which was itself suppressed in 1546. The surviving buildings consist of the C13 Chapel adapted into a dwelling in the C16 and altered about 1830. It is built of stone rubble, flints and red brick with some timber-framing exposed at the back. Four stone buttresses to the front. Horsham slab roof. Casement windows in deep reveals. Pointed stone doorway with archivolt and dripstone. 2 storeys, 4 windows. The east wall has flanking buttresses and a blocked pointed window. To the west is an extension of 2 window bays in red brick dating from about 1830.

Listing NGR: TQ0465905693

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 298030

Legacy System: LBS

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